1981 Atlanta Braves season

1981 Atlanta Braves
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record 50–56 (.472)
Divisional place 5th
Other information
Owner(s) Ted Turner
General manager(s) John Mullen
Manager(s) Bobby Cox
Local television WTBS/Superstation WTBS
Local radio WSB
(Ernie Johnson, Pete Van Wieren, Skip Caray, Darrel Chaney)
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The 1981 Atlanta Braves season was the 16th in Atlanta and the 111th overall.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

NL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cincinnati Reds 6642 0.611 32–22 34–20
Los Angeles Dodgers 6347 0.573 4 33–23 30–24
Houston Astros 6149 0.555 6 31–20 30–29
San Francisco Giants 5655 0.505 11½ 29–24 27–31
Atlanta Braves 5056 0.472 15 22–27 28–29
San Diego Padres 4169 0.373 26 20–35 21–34
NL West
First Half Standings
W L Pct.
Los Angeles Dodgers3621.632
Cincinnati Reds3521.625
Houston Astros2829.491
Atlanta Braves2529.463
San Francisco Giants2732.458
San Diego Padres2333.411
NL West
Second Half Standings
W L Pct.
Houston Astros3320.623
Cincinnati Reds3121.596
San Francisco Giants2923.558
Los Angeles Dodgers2726.509
Atlanta Braves2527.481
San Diego Padres1836.333

Record vs. opponents

1981 National League Records

Sources:
Team ATL CHC CIN HOU LAD MON NYM PHI PIT SD SF STL
Atlanta3–2–16–54–87–73–73–34–52–39–65–74–3
Chicago2–3–11–51–66–44–75–8–12–104–103–35–55–4–1
Cincinnati5–65–18–48–85–47–35–24–210–29–50–5
Houston8–46–14–84–85–26–34–62–411–39–62–4
Los Angeles 7–74–68–88–45–25–13–35–16–57–55–5
Montreal7–37–44–52–52–59–37–410–34–22–56–9
New York3–38–5–13–73–61–53–97–73–6–12–52–46–5
Philadelphia5-410–22–56–43–34–77–77–54–24–37–6
Pittsburgh3–210–42–44–21–53–106–3–15–76–43–73–8
San Diego6–93–32–103–115–62–45–22–44–66–73–7
San Francisco7–55–55–96–95–75–24–23–47–37–62–3
St. Louis3–44–5–15–04–25–59–65–66–78–37–33–2

Roster

1981 Atlanta Braves
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
2BGlenn Hubbard9936185.235633
SSRafael Ramírez9530767.218220
LFRufino Linares7825367.265525

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Eddie Miller5013431.23107
Brian Asselstine568622.256210
Luis Gómez35357.20001
Paul Runge10277.25902
Larry Owen13160.00000
Bob Porter17144.28604

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Tommy Boggs25142.23134.1081
Gaylord Perry23150.2893.9460

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO
John Montefusco2677.1233.4934

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Larry Bradford252013.7114
Preston Hanna202106.3722
Steve Bedrosian151204.449
Jose Alvarez10000.002
Luis Gómez100027.000

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Richmond Braves International League Eddie Haas
AA Savannah Braves Southern League Andy Gilbert
A Durham Bulls Carolina League Al Gallagher
A Anderson Braves South Atlantic League Sonny Jackson
Rookie GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Pedro González

Notes

References

  • Johnson, Lloyd; Wolff, Miles, eds. (1997). The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball (2nd ed.). Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America. ISBN 978-0-9637189-8-3. 
  • 1981 Atlanta Braves season at Baseball Reference


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